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VIVA Hostel

ul. Zhukovskogo, 4, Minsk, Belarus
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Ranked #1 of 46 Specialty lodging in Minsk
Certificate of Excellence 2014
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4 of 5 stars reviewed 3 weeks ago
gheba74 Lugano, Switzerland
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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4.5 of 5 stars
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    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    5 of 5 stars
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    5 of 5 stars
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    5 of 5 stars
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Lugano, Switzerland
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126 reviews 126 reviews
16 hotel reviews
74 helpful votes 74 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We did stay in the 4 beds room and it was clean and comfortable. The hostel is at a 10min walk from the central station and around 15 minutes from the city center. The plus were: - towel and slippers given to guests - internet (wifi) working fairly well - supermarket at 200 meters The bad was only the distance... More

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Bristol, United Kingdom
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 28, 2014

We stayed here during ice hockey world cup and hostel is well recommended! Its not that big and feels very homely. Staff is super nice and friendly. Hostel was very clean. Location is very good too, takes less that 10 minutes to walk to the central station or there is a frequent bus that goes towards central area. If you... More

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Porto, Portugal
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3 reviews 3 reviews
3 hotel reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 29, 2014

The staff was extremely helpful and friendly! I've been to dozens of hostels and usually the staff are great, but it was really special this time, so I really needed to underline it! In the first night we were offered a small preview of draniki , a traditional Belarusian food, they gave us great directions, great recommendations , wrote notes... More

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Thank you for pleasant words! We try to do our best to satisfy the needs of our guests. More

London, United Kingdom
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60 reviews 60 reviews
34 hotel reviews
38 helpful votes 38 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 7, 2014

I had no idea what to expect from Minsk, but this hostel was excellent. The hostel scene in Belarus is still quite young, or at least that's the impression I get, but this place really does a good job. The staff are all English speaking and are very helpful with any local information. The beds were clean and comfortable and... More

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 12, 2014 via mobile

It is first place to which I have been in Minsk I appreciate the fact that staff know english if you come to Belarus you wil undestand how rare you can find someone who speaks english there is a small kitchen in hall but it isnt for cooking you make your tea and heat instant foods there is washing machine(... More

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London, United Kingdom
2 reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 25, 2014

Good hostel, friendly and helpful staff (apart from the night guy who seemed quite grumpy). Good location and a safe secure atmosphere. Can't say much about the other guests - everyone seemed nice but no common language. Couldn't quite work out what everyone was doing there. Look out if you're dropped off by a taxi in what seems to be... More

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Grodno, Belarus
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5 reviews 5 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 12, 2013

Positives - friendly staff, well-kept rooms, free tea and coffee, wifi, location about 30 minutes walk in ice and snow to Metro system, supermarket and pizza place across the street, TV in common area with normal Belarusian cable options (Discovery channel in Russian, etc.), refrigerator, clothes washing machine (presuming it's available if needed), shower with heating in-line (not dependent on... More

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Kranj, Slovenia
2 reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 7, 2013

This hostel is a really pleasant surprise. We did not expect such comfort in the middle of Minsk! The staff is incredibly friendly and helpful, the hostel is clean, rooms are warm and neat. It is a little on the tiny side, but all the great stuff certainly outweigh this. Recommended!

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London
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3 reviews 3 reviews
3 hotel reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 1, 2013

Viva is a really good hostel - impeccably clean, very comfortable and the WiFi was very fast and reliable. Also the staff are fantastic - very friendly and helpful! It's a good location, about 20 mins walk from the main street. My only criticism is that there are only two bathrooms so there can be a bit of a wait... More

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London, United Kingdom
1 review
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 28, 2013

The hostel is easy enough to find from the station once you find the underpass the directions from the hostel are very good. Staff have maps they sell to you and are helpful. Very clean hostel. Small kitchen. Never had to wait for shower.

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Address: ul. Zhukovskogo, 4, Minsk, Belarus
Location: Belarus > Minsk
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $
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